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I.D.E.A.S. Lab

September 4, 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 19, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:30 PM on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 19, 2020


Every Friday & Saturday, Starting September 4, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
$15 Student (Must be purchased with admission) *Registration available soon
Recommended for ages 9 – 12 (grades 3 – 5)

Join as every Friday and Saturday as we explore our universe through hands-on learning labs. Each month, we will cover a new and exciting topic, but space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Life as We Know It – Living and Working in Space: Explore the differences between life on Earth and life in Space. Using a glove box, mix together different chemicals to determine which will make the best rocket fuel

Landing on Mars – Dropping by: By 2030’s NASA plans to send the Orion/SLS to Mars with a manned crew. Learn about the rovers sent to Mars that have relayed images and information to help NASA prepare for this mission. Design and build a landing system that will safely drop an egg from the second floor into a designated landing site.

To the Moon, Mars, and Beyond: Rockets are used by NASA to launch satellites and probes into space. Learn about the different types of fuel and discuss how Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion propel a rocket. Build and launch a paper rocket.

Asteroids, Craters, and the Moon: Examine the lunar landscape noting the craters and their varying sizes. Using different impactors determine a crater’s size, depth, and width.


September 4, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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U.S. Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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